America’s Poorest Towns

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15. Deming, New Mexico
> Median household income: $25,428
> Median home value: $87,200
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 15.2%
> Poverty rate: 34.3%

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14. Fredericktown, Missouri
> Median household income: $24,640
> Median home value: $84,500
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 16.7%
> Poverty rate: 28.9%

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13. Brunswick, Georgia
> Median household income: $24,417
> Median home value: $91,800
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 15.6%
> Poverty rate: 39.0%

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12. Forest City, North Carolina
> Median household income: $24,383
> Median home value: $88,500
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 14.6%
> Poverty rate: 37.4%

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11. Hamtramck, Michigan
> Median household income: $24,369
> Median home value: $53,900
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 12.2%
> Poverty rate: 50.9%